Foreign Mud (Paperback)

Being an Account of the Opium Imbroglio at Canton in the 1830s and the Anglo-Chinese War That Followed (New Directions Classics)

By Maurice Collis

New Directions Publishing Corporation, 9780811215060, 318pp.

Publication Date: June 1, 2002

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (10/27/2013)
Hardcover (10/27/2013)
Paperback (5/29/2008)

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Based upon selected anecdotal stories written by British observers, this text reconstructs the events of the illegal opium trade in Canton in the 1830s and the war between Britain and China that followed. The volume is illustrated with b&w maps, prints, and photographs. Irish-born Collis (1889-1975)